Kenneth Wayne Gardner, 86 of Elm City passed away Sunday. A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Joyner's Funeral Home, Wilson. Pastor Chris Harris, Pastor Erik Palmberg, and Pastor Woody Parrish will officiate.
The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 – 7:15 p.m. at Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.
Kenneth is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Gardner; daughter, Sherry Gardner Harrell; son, Randy Gardner; granddaughter, Caitlin Harrell; grandson, Clay Harrell; a host of several loving nieces and nephews and his special great nieces, Payton Smalley and Erika Smalley.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnny and Minnie Gardner, and his brothers, Huland Gardner, and Marian Gardner.
Condolences directed to Joyner's Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.